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Let's Make History 2020: Challenging the System

Let's Make History 2020: Challenging the System

Let's Make History 2020: Challenging the System

Why we’ll succeed in saving the planet from climate change

Publication: 
National Geographic
Link to Article: 
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2020/04/why-we-will-succeed-in-saving-the-planet-from-climate-change-feature/
Article Publish Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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An interview with Dr. Jonathan Foley

Author: 
Jason Jacobs
Publication: 
My Climate Journey
Link to Article: 
https://www.myclimatejourney.co/episodes/jonathan-foley
Article Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020
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My Climate Journey with Jason Jacobs
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Jennifer Caldwell

Jennifer heads a family foundation focused primarily on furthering global solutions and promoting best practices in education and environmental protection. She currently serves on the board of the Exploratorium, as well as the Expansion Cabinet of Emerge America, and the Advisory Councils of Ten Strands and Sarah Lawrence College. Her previous board involvements include Environmental Working Group, Katherine Delmar Burke School and the San Francisco Ballet, where she has steered strategic fundraising, marketing, mission and brand development initiatives. 

After heading marketing at The Nature Conservancy of California, Jennifer founded and led Hope to Action, a nationwide non-profit focused on promoting sustainability practices among women, and initiated the Bay Area Green Schools Alliance, creating the first forum for regional schools to share sustainability best practices.

Prior to her work in the non-profit sector, her career spanned publishing, media communications and broadcasting in New York and Silicon Valley, including roles as senior producer at Hewlett Packard’s Media Technology Group, and executive producer at Paramount Pictures Interactive.

Jennifer lives in San Francisco with her husband and has two daughters.

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President, Caldwell Fisher Family Foundation

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Dr. Jonathan Woetzel

Dr. Jonathan Woetzel is Director of the McKinsey Global Institute and leads MGI research on productivity, urbanization, infrastructure, inequality and regional economies. Based in China since 1986, he leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative and co-chairs the non-profit think tank Urban China Initiative, a collaborative project of Tsinghua, University and McKinsey & Company that aims to develop and implement solutions to China’s urbanization challenge.

As an expert on energy, sustainability, and economic master planning, Jonathan has advised national and local governments in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas on topics including improving the foreign investment environment, energy policy, and economic development. He has conducted more than 60 projects for local governments throughout China to support economic development and transformation. 

Jonathan works in the private sector as well, serving clients most often on topics related to corporate strategy, operations, and organization. He has extensive experience in real estate, particularly commercial revitalization, and advised on energy investment strategies among other topics.

Jonathan actively participates in international forums including the Joint US-China Coalition for Clean Energy, and also guest lectures at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Business and the China-Europe International Business School. He has written five books on China including Capitalist China: Strategies for a Revolutionized Economy, and currently has 3 Amazon international business bestsellers. 
 

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Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.; Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Co-Chair, Urban China Initiative

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Aggressive action to address climate change could save the world $145 trillion

Author: 
Dana Nuccitelli
Publication: 
YALE Climate Communications
Link to Article: 
https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2020/03/aggressive-action-to-address-climate-change-could-save-the-world-145-trillion/
Article Publish Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020
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